A successful future starts with a strategic plan.
Access information and resources for gaining hands-on, professional experience during your time at Lafayette. Connect with alumni and other professionals, create and refine your personal marketing tools, find internships, externships, and full-time jobs, and get support as you apply for graduate or professional school.
We want to help you explore your interests, values, and passions. We will guide you and connect you with the resources you need to achieve your goals. You began the journey to a successful future by enrolling in Lafayette. Now it’s time to take the next step by engaging with Gateway.
Handshake is a robust career management system where you can search for full-time positions, internships, off-campus research opportunities, and on-campus jobs. In addition, Handshake is Lafayette students’ go-to hub for employer and Career Center events, employer information, and curated career resources. The Handshake system can also be used to submit a request for an appointment with your Gateway Counselor. Handshake allows student access to these resources 24/7. Students can access Handshake from the “Get Career Support” block of your my.lafayette.edu portal.